## Applications of Math

Applied Math and Science Education Repository

This site is funded by the National Science Foundation and provides information about applied math and science resources in an easy-to-use format.

Australian Defence Force Academy Applied Mathematics Modelling

This group undertakes research in the application of mathematical methods to model real-world systems, including those that are directly relevant to industry.

C.I.E.S.E. Projects

The Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education.Five projects which relate math to the world. Links are provided to the home pages.

Daily Life

Daily Life Applications of Math

Figurethis

Examples of how math is used in daily life. The site engages students in various problem sets and invites families to participate in a "family corner."

The Futures Channel

free online video "micro-documentaries" that introduce students to real-world concepts. Site address; www.thefutureschannel.com

How Mathematics is Used in the Workplace

MAA site that addresses the question of how mathematics is used in the workplace.

Math Archives on a variety of topics

Authors: Earl Fife or Larry Husch.

Math Forum: Applications of Math

Math Forum at Drexel. Links to applications in the Social Sciences, Professional, Science, Humanities, and Sports fields.

Math Matters (SIAM Site)

Math Matters, Apply It! is an applied mathematics awareness campaign, created for anyone who wants to know more about the mathematics behind everyday life. Maintained by SIAM.

Math Tricks (by Steven Pomeroy)

How math can be applied to real-world situations. Site by Steven Pomeroy includes many categories: math tricks, fractals,art, geometry,real life math and much more**.**

Museum of Mathematics

Museum in New York dedicated to mathematics delivering programs for students, teachers, and the public to increase appreciation of mathematics. Website includes links to Math Encounters videos, “fun activities”, and travelling math exhibits.

PBS TeacherSource

PBS lessons and activities, select a grade range." Then select a topic. Also find "Free, searchable online video and lesson plans. Select a grade range: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12.

Practical Uses of Math and Science: PUMAS

PUMAS... is a collection of one-page examples of how math and science topics taught in K-12 classes can be used in interesting settings, including everyday life.

Use of Math in Different Fields (SIAM Site)

Role of mathematics in industry based on 1996 survey. Site assembled by SIAM.

NASA Virtual Skies** **Applications of mathematics to Aeronautics, Airport Design, Air Traffic Management, Communication, Navigation, Flight Delays, and Weather. Teacher and student versions of activity sheets.

Sky and Telescope

Monthly Sky Highlights, Special Sky Events, Satellite Observings, Moon and Planets information.

Stardate

Information about tonight´s sky. Also other resources for students and teachers. Great site. Maintained by the McDonald Observatory, The University of Texas at Austin.

Introduction to Practical Money Skills. Copyright Visa U.S.A.

Math-Jobs.com

Numerous links organized by fields in which mathematics is required. Fields listed include, for example, Academic (pure), Academic (applied), Banking, Biology, Computer Technology, Finance, Insurance, Teaching (12-19 year old students), Statistics.

Math Matters Campaign: SIAM

Math Matters, Apply It! is an applied mathematics awareness campaign, created for anyone who wants to know more about the mathematics behind everyday life and the technologies we encounter.

Teacher Salaries

Teacher Salaries by State.

Woodrow Wilson Leadership Program in STEM Teaching

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and New Jersey.

WorkSource Northwest

WorkSource Northwest is a network of organizations and "one-stop" Career Centers that offer a variety of services to businesses and job seekers.

Requires free Wolfram CDF Player download.

Project Directors: Christopher Schaufele and Nancy Zumoff.

Funded by NSF, Department of Education, and Kennesaw State University Grants.

Lessons from a variety of sites world-wide.

Investment and Finance (Dr. Math)

Links to lessons and informative investment and finance sites. Part of Dr. Math and maintained by The Math Forum Drexel University.

Mathematical Fiction

List of mathematical fiction in literature, film, comics, and other mediums. List compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston).

Math in the Movies

"A Guide to Major Motion Pictures with Scenes of Real Mathematics." Copyright by A. G. Reinhold.

Numb3rs on CBS

CBS Website for TV Show Numb3rs.

The Math Guy on NPR

Select a broadcast date. Scroll down list for titles with "Math" in them. Interesting broadcast of math concepts, history, applications. Part of Weekend Edition on National Public Radio.

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory managed by Princeton University.

http://primes.utm.edu/notes/faq/why.html

Rubik Cube History & Illustration

Historical recounting of solving every position of the Rubik Cube using computers (site has active graphics for illustration) and includes reference to “God's algorithm” which is related to the ways to solve a Rubik's Cube puzzle. Site was created by the joint efforts of Tomas Rokicki, a programmer from Palo Alto, California, Herbert Kociemba, a math teacher from Darmstadt, Germany, Morley Davidson, a mathematician from Kent State University, and John Dethridge, an engineer at Google in Mountain View

These pages are maintained by Jeff Miller, a teacher at Gulf High School in New Port Richey, Florida